Category Archives: Green Technology

What Do You DO With You Used Inkjet Cartridges?

Recycling Inkjet Cartridges

According to the EPA, in 2010 alone, there more than 2 million tons of electronic devices that reached their end of life and were simply trashed. Each year, there are hundreds, thousands, millions of used ink cartridges disposed of.

The consumption of electronic devices has increased which means the increase in disposing of them has increased as well.  Inkjet cartridges are a by-product of electronic devices and they contain metal, plastics, and toxic materials that are filling up our landfills.

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Five Ways To Put Wind Power To Use

Wind Power

Wind is a part of nature and all around us. It is am environmentally friendly alternative source of energy. But that isn’t anything new. The world has been using wind power for thousands of years for many uses.

And we have even more uses for wind power today with 5 of the best ways to use this power source will be discussed here.Turbines: A wind turbine generates energy by capturing the power and then converts into energy. This is done on a broad scale on wind farms and on a small scale such as personal wind turbines. Even businesses are taking advantage of the wind energy with on-site micro turbines.

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Environmental Technology That Will Save You Energy & Money In Your Home

Environmental Technology

Manufacturers are making products that are making it easier for consumers to practice a greener lifestyle without sacrificing comfort and convenience.

The cutting-edge technologies that bring us the ability to control the lighting at home when we aren’t there.  Or the multitude of smart appliances on the market today that reduce the energy used which reduces our utility costs. There is a myriad environmental technology items that help us make for more sustainable homes. Today, experts say that the 3rd biggest factor in a homeowner’s purchase of things for the home is the energy it uses with features and initial cost being first and second. The environmental technology industry has seen a huge growth in products that are sustainable for the home.

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Do You Know As Much About Recycling As You Think You Do?

RECYCLING

Are you an informed consumer when it comes to recycling the most common materials? If you’re like most consumers, you probably pay special attention to many of the materials which can be recycled. But then there are the things that are poorly understood and are difficult to recycle, such as ink cartridges, motor oil, rechargeable batteries, and more.  Here, we’re going look at some everyday things that should be a part of your recycling efforts: Cardboard Food Canisters

Potato chips that come in foil and paper packages may be recyclable. Most likely you are just tossing them in the household trash.

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